Cool Stuff

Agile2017 Conference

As you probably know, Agile2017 Conference is taking place this week. We're very excited that Braintrust President, Kate Megaw and Braintrust Certified Scrum Trainer & Agile Coach, Anu Smalley will be co-presenting a brand new topic, Agile Leadership: The Power of Influence. If you would like to download the slides from their presentation, please click below: Agile Leadership - The Power of Influence - Kate and Anu - Agile 2017  (PDF of Full Presentation) Agile Leadership - Agile 2017… Read More

An Interview With Our New President, Kate Megaw

This week, The Braintrust Consulting Group officially announced that Kate Megaw has been promoted to the position of President. This announcement comes as current President, Brian Rabon steps into the role of Chief Executive Officer and focuses on growing The Center for Agile Leadership®. Kate has been with The Braintrust Consulting Group for more than 7 years as Chief Operating Officer, as well as acting as an Agile Coach and Certified Scrum Trainer®. We had the chance to sit down with Kat… Read More

Scrum Alliance’s Certified Agile Leadership Program

As you have probably heard by now, the Scrum Alliance has officially launched their new Certified Agile Leadership Program. That means that similar to Certified ScrumMaster or Certified Product Owner, leaders in Agile environments can now become Scrum Alliance Certified Agile Leaders. This new emphasis on leadership did not come as a surprise to us at the Braintrust Consulting Group. In fact, we have been advocating for Agile leadership for several years. We believe that Agile leadership is a… Read More

Global Scrum Gathering 2016 – A Synopsis

        From The Desk of Brian Rabon: As you probably know, this week was the Global Scrum Gathering in Orlando Florida. Both Braintrust and the new Center For Agile Leadership played large roles in the event this year, culminating with me giving the opening keynote speech in front of 1,100 of my closest friends. If there were one word to describe the Orlando Scrum Gathering, it would be “ELECTRIC”. From co-chairs Anu Smalley and our own Kate Megaw’s grand entr… Read More